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Prairie Prince is not only a member of the iconic fusion rock group The Tubes, he was a founding member of the group Journey, and has also worked with Chris Isaak (on his first four albums), Todd Rundgren, Brian Eno, David Byrne, XTC, Tom Waits, Paul Kantner, George Harrison, Dick Dale, Glenn Frey, Richard Marx, Bill Spooner, Neil Hamburger, John Fogerty, and Tommy Bolin. When Fogerty was asked to put together his dream band for a one-time live show to celebrate the release of “Centerfield,” he chose several members of Booker T and the MGs, but since drummer Al Jackson Jr. had died several years earlier, Fogerty chose Prince as his drummer for the show.

Prairie is also a graphic artist, designing the album cover artwork for Rundgren’s 1981 album Healing, amongst others. Along with his creative partner Michael Cotten, he has created numerous set designs for major artists including Billy Joel, Bette Midler, N’Sync, The Tubes, and Todd Rundgren.

He appears on the 2008 Jefferson Starship release, Jefferson’s Tree of Liberty, although Donny Baldwin has taken over drum duties for the 2008 tour.

It’s hard to find a classic record that DOESN’T have Prairie performing on it. We’ll chat about his impressive legacy onstage, as well as his expression through graphic arts.

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What Gil does boggles the mind, gets you moving, and will leave you dying to see what he can come up with next. I’ve truly never seen a more amazing keyboardist in my life. But he’s SO much more than that! See what Todd Rundgren and T-Pain already know when we chat live! Subscribe to the ALL ACCESS LIVE YouTube channel for special offers and the entire collection of ALL ACCESS LIVE episodes.

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